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by | June 05, 2017 | 10:35

Let's clear up a misconception: Golden State's biggest undoing on the way to blowing that 3-1 lead in last season's NBA Finals was not Draymond Green's Game 5 suspension for connecting with LeBron James' midsection. After struggling a bit in a four-game sweep of in in the first round, Cleveland turned it on against Toronto and Boston. The real issue through two games is Cleveland's defense may be what we saw in the regular season, and asked to defend the Warriors' offense they are in ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:33

In Game One, LeBron was making mental errors on a scale we're not used to seeing with eight turnovers and you could argue that was exclusively down to the mental and physical exhaustion of having to defend Durant. "I did that. I'm excited, and it's good to be back". "And his defense again was tremendous". A key difference in this game, however, was turnovers.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:29

The Golden State Warriors are on a record-breaking run in the 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs. Multiple sources told cleveland.com that James was upset over having to wait for the Warriors to finish talking after Game 1. Curry would not score in the quarter, but the rest of the team rallied to keep the lead, going to the half up 67-64. And Game 2 of the NBA Finals is starting like a 100-meter dash.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:30

Childress asked. "The Coke 600, Austin Dillon and the (No.) 3". Instead, they use a fuel nozzle very similar to what you and I use to fill our street cars at the local Sunoco. Johnson inherited the race lead when crew chief Chad Knaus kept the No. 48 on track as the frontrunners peeled off for their final stops inside 35 laps to go.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:25

He deleted the tweet shortly after. Users called him a "racist" and an "embarrassment" and also criticized the effectiveness of the apology. Later Sunday night, Frei issued an apology and attempted to put into context the headspace he was in when he caught the "uncomfortable" feels after a NASCAR race.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:16

Coach Massimiliano Allegri said: "I don't think Juventus have reached the end of a cycle at all". "Again, I've had an unbelievable season", Ronaldo said. "We live football for this and tonight we're all delighted". "I feel like this is the best team in history", Alvaro Mora, a fan who had travelled over 500km from the southern city of Almeria to take in the celebrations, told AFP.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:12

Smith admitted that he was less than impressed with Australia's performance with the ball against New Zealand and is hoping to see an improvement when they face Bangladesh . "And Kane timed his innings beautifully and played really well throughout the middle". "But probably we'd certainly would have preferred to be in New Zealand's position when we came off the end there".

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:08

Every team, match officials and staff member was quickly accounted for. "As with the rest of the world, the Australian team is shocked and saddened at the events that have occurred in London overnight and our thoughts are with those directly involved and their loved ones", CA said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:06

He saved four set points before winning it on his third when he had no right to. Djokovic's comeback against Schwartzman and Nadal wins in straight sets against Basilashvili. "He is a real No. 1". Wozniacki reached the fourth round by dispatching CiCi Bellis and was full of enthusiasm for her beloved Liverpool when asked about their return to the Champions League.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:04

Steph Curry made perhaps the most astute observation of the day: Game 2 is going to be completely different. "I mean, you take one of the best teams that we had ever assembled previous year, that we saw in the regular season and in the postseason, and then in the offseason you add a high-powered offensive talent like that and a great basketball IQ like that, that's what stands out", he said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:02

After Boston jumped to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, Sale yielded three runs and three hits in the bottom half. "We went to seven pitchers in the 'pen", Showalter said. "I don't know how sometimes I watch these guys do what they do". He was good, but I thought our guys were good off him. The lefty made it through six innings, and on a day that Craig Kimbrel wasn't available, the Sox needed the response they got from Sale.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:56

The One Love Manchester event will take place as planned but with extra protection. Saturday night's attack came just days ahead of the election. "They went 'This is for Allah, ' and they had a woman on the floor". Two suspects were also detained in East Ham. Video showed police shouting at someone: "Get on the balcony". Officials said that seven people died in the Saturday night attack and roughly 48 were wounded.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:55

The two Spanish clubs have dominated in the Champion League, winning six of the last nine titles, but Madrid had gone 12 years without lifting the trophy while Barcelona and Messi thrived. Real Madrid's Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo is thrown into the air for celebration after Real Madrid won the UEFA Champions League final football match between Juventus and Real Madrid at The Principality Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on June 3, 2017.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:44

The Twitter user added that, prior to Williams involvement, the man was shouting at the woman and manhandling her. Security got involved, but the man persisted once the crowd spread out. "We will have no further comment at this time", a Jets team spokesman said in a statement. No arrests were made in connection with the incident that was captured on the videos, according to a New York Police Department spokesperson.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:41

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne , left, and Pittsburgh Penguins' Phil Kessel (81) watch the puck land in the back of the net on a goal by Penguins' Evgeni Malkin , during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stan. Rinne went into the final with the stingiest numbers in net this postseason and a favorite to win the Conn Smythe trophy as postseason MVP. The Penguins, as they've done when pressed throughout the postseason, responded nearly immediately.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:39

But the Warriors organization has put its trust in Steve Kerr and his vision. He got mad and marched toward the officials to argue. Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry have 28 for the Warriors, but Curry is also up to six turnovers. So, I'm excited and it's good to be back. It's highly unlikely those lanes will be so wide open again in Game 2, not with the volume of tape the Cavs have consumed in the past 48 hours, but there's no question the Cavaliers will have to do something different.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:37

Most of the injured were treated for cuts and light contusions. Three people were in a serious but not life-threatening condition, including a young boy. The incident compounded a miserable night for supporters of Juventus , who lost the Cardiff final 4-1 to Real Madrid. For some Juventus fans, the incident brought back traumatic memories of the 1985 Heysel stadium disaster, where 39 people, majority Italians fans, were killed when a wall collapsed on them before the European Cup ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:34

He coached the Warriors to their first championship since moving West in 1975 and watched as a team ambassador as Golden State captured its first title since then two years ago. Thompson played in his 78th postseason, most in franchise history. "There's an old saying, 'You don't miss the water 'til the well runs dry, '" the 80-year-old Attles said after receiving the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:35

Goodell said he spoke to more than 80 current and former players in deciding how to change the celebration rules, CBS News reported . While NFL players are surely excited about the league's new flexibility on celebrations , not all rules have changed.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:32

For the truest measure of how seriously the Warriors are taking these Finals, of how sick and exhausted they are of hearing about a vanishing 3-1 lead, of how committed they are to obliterating Cleveland, look past the gaudy numbers - 38 points for Kevin Durant , six threes for Curry - and focus on a slice of absurdity: The Warriors committed only four turnovers.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:27

He has been our coach for 17 months but he has done everything possible". A smiling Ronaldo, speaking to the press as he sat alongside Ferguson, described a season when they won the league and European Cup double for the first time in 59 years as "fantastic".

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:22

Of course, I would consider it if Madrid made an offer . Previously we talked about PSG ( Paris St Germain), now about Madrid, next year it will be a different club. Hazard insists Chelsea can compete in Europe and says greater depth in the squad will give Conte's side a real chance of reaching the latter rounds.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:21

They beat the Cavs with transition offense and four paltry turnovers in Game 1 . James finished with 29 points, 11 rebounds, 14 assists and three steals, and was in attack mode from the very start. He was behind the bench for all of this season until the third game of the Warriors' playoff run. Tristan Thompson , Deron Williams and Kyle Korver shooting a combined 0-10 in a combined 49 minutes of play, won't happen again .

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:17

Punches were thrown by both players and Strickland appeared to connect with one punch on Harper. Harper was hit in the right hip by Strickland's 98 miles per hour fastball in the eighth inning with Washington ahead 2-0. Harper, however, also said Strickland did something right if it were an act of vengeance. "So I'd rather miss in than over the plate". I don't even think he should be thinking about what happened in the first round.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:16

In his first start of the season in Chicago on Memorial Day, Price looked solid enough. Orioles: Dylan Bundy (6-3, 2.89) makes his fourth start of the season against Boston. Betts stole second and then scored on a Benintendi single for the seventh and final Red Sox run. That was the first time this season the closer allowed a hit to a right-handed batter, breaking an 0-for-47 run.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:16

The four home runs in the eighth - all against Jason Grilli - were the most ever allowed in one inning by a Blue Jays reliever. Gardner called it "ridiculous" how hard Judge hits the ball, and Holliday, whose eighth-inning homer measured in at 442 feet and connected with the facing of the restaurant in left-centerfield, said: "I think we've all come to realize he hits the ball harder than anybody else".

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:13

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr will take charge of the team for the remainder of the NBA Finals, he told reporters on Sunday. Underscoring his point, Kerr had not even informed players he would coach by the time he walked into his news conference less than two hours before Game 2 tipped off.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:07

Their beef began in the 2014 NLDS when Harper crushed a pair of homers off Strickland. In the game in question, he brushed back Machado twice in an at-bat, and then hit him with 99 miles per hour on the first pitch of the following one. He then dropped an obvious expletive at the home plate umpire who ejected him. While it took just one teammate, Ryan Zimmerman , to hold back Harper, Strickland got escorted to the locker room by THREE TEAMMATES .

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:04

The Jason Roy is under pressure due to his lack of runs at the top of the order and it may also force the team to choose Jonny Bairstow for England Playing XI. As a host nation, England will be looking to win the tournament for the first time this year. But Mortaza said Bangladesh had it in them to spring a surprise.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:59

Watson's empty-net goal at 19:12 of the third period completed the scoring. Anaheim evened the series , thanks to three unanswered goals from the end of the second period onward in Game Two. After posting two multipoint games in Anaheim to open the series , Johansen went scoreless in the Predators' two home games against the Ducks. The smooth center has played a major role in Nashville's transformation into a serious Stanley Cup contender ever since his arrival in a high-profile ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:51

There are other contenders emerging, and Edgar would surely love another crack at Aldo after the American convincingly dominated Yair Rodriguez last month at UFC 211, but one thing that seems increasingly clear is that whatever happens at featherweight, Aldos going to be sticking around for a while.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:48

Agassi who retired in 2006 had won eight Grand Slam titles including one at Roland Garros (in 1999). "'I spoke to Andre the last couple weeks on the phone, and we chose to get together in Paris", the World No. Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic didn't manage to defend his title from the past year, but to be honest, just a few expected this to happen because the Serbian tennis player is now trying to regain his level of the game, from the beginning of 2016.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:47

His vehicle was overturned and blocked the third and fourth lanes of the highway. Neither Fisher nor the 32-year-old reality star was injured in the accident. He played 13 seasons with the purple and gold before retiring in 2014 with the Thunder. He was eventually fired by Phil Jackson, the team's president.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:46

Following four-set victories over Andrey Kuznetsov and Martin Klizan, the Scot took down Juan Martin Del Potro 7-6 (8), 7-5, 6-0 during third-round action on Saturday afternoon. But at 6-6 he presented a third set point (two had come at 4-5) when, at the net, he swished an easy forehand straight at Del Potro, who reached it with a reflex forehand victor.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:44

Fourth seed Nadal coasted to the most one-sided win of his Roland Garros career as his 63rd-ranked opponent, playing his first match on Philippe Chatrier Court, was struck down by stagefright. "I think he deserves it". Nadal lost just 12 of his service points - 22 of 29 on first serve and 19 or 24 on second serve - and struck 27 winners for victory in 90 minutes.